Handicrafts worth $3m exported from Golestan in 2 years

August 15, 2018

TEHRAN – Some $3 million worth of handicrafts was exported from Golestan province, northern Iran, over the course of two years ending on March 20, CHTN reported.

The handicrafts were shipped to various countries with batik printed fabrics, Kilims, wooden carvings and statues getting the lion’s share, the report added.

Iran exported $280 million worth of handicrafts in [the previous Iranian calendar] year 1396 (March 2017-March 2018).

According to data compiled by the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization, the country exported $237 million of handicrafts in [the Iranian calendar year] 1395 (March 2016-March 2017).

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